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July 11, 2016 7:43:49 pm

On June 1-2 , multiple incidents of cloudbursts hit Uttarakhand, killing 16 people while several remain missing. The incident brought back memories of the 2013 disaster that resulted in over 5,000 deaths and massive damage to property.

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July 7, 2016 11:56:42 am

In the mid 1980s, during the first burst of reforms, Shankar Acharya came to the finance ministry as an economic adviser. From 1985 to 1990, Acharya saw the turmoil building, but he left on deputation to the World Bank just as the 1991 crisis unfolded. By early 1993, when he returned to the finance ministry […]

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April 5, 2017 6:07:35 pm

Venkitaramanan's advice essentially was that the economy was vulnerable and therefore, the political leadership ought to consider approaching multi-lateral lenders such as the International Monetary Fund for assistance or a loan.

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July 6, 2016 1:15:52 pm

Deepak Nayyar was chief economic adviser to two short-lived governments — the ones led by V P Singh and Chandra Shekhar — and also in the first few months of the Narasimha Rao-led government.

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July 6, 2016 12:55:27 pm

In the last cabinet expansion, the BJP had sent the name of Sena's Anil Desai to the President. But hours before the swearing-in the Sena withdrew its candidate demanding an assurance of cabinet rank as well as a good portfolio.

July 5, 2016 1:35:26 pm

Ahead of the assembly elections in West Bengal when nearly all the state leaders were for pulling for an alliance with the Left Front, Bhunia was the exception who had initially favored a Congress alliance with the TMC

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July 6, 2016 1:16:15 pm

C Rangarajan was Deputy Governor of the RBI (1982-91), Planning Commission member (August 1991-December 1992) and later RBI Governor (December 1992-November 1997).

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July 8, 2016 4:02:34 pm

Marut was developed as part of Jawaharlal Nehru’s dream of attaining self-reliance in the aerospace sector, was handed over to the Dagger squadron of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on April 1, 1967.

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July 4, 2016 10:30:05 am

This is what NASA scientists will be listening out for at 11.53 pm ET on July 4 — 9.23 am IST July 5 — when the radio signal marking the entry of the Juno spacecraft into Jupiter’s orbit reaches Earth. The next 20 months that Juno spends in Jupiter’s grip is expected to revolutionise knowledge of the planet

July 1, 2016 7:10:29 pm

"The HF-24 Marut was ahead of its times and had the government persisted with that programme, India would have been a generation ahead in design and development of aircraft today."

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July 6, 2016 1:17:53 pm

Twenty-five years later, the Rupee has emerged as one of the most stable currencies on the back of improved macroeconomic indicators.

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June 30, 2016 7:56:39 pm

Talks of a rejig in the Union Cabinet has been doing the rounds ever since the BJP-led government completed two years in office.

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June 30, 2016 12:47:00 am

How the Indian state and erstwhile rebels chose to embrace an agreement that turned into a permanent symbol of peace and development in NE, and a template for other, later negotiations.

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June 29, 2016 5:57:13 pm

Islamic principles, leaders of Turkey’s right-wing government would say time and again, mattered more than cheap popularity.

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June 29, 2016 12:43:51 am

Indian express explains the background and issues in an extraordinary agitation that has seen judicial officers being suspended and facing police action.

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June 29, 2016 12:36:47 am

Nagaland University professor Rosemary Dzuvichu, who is also advisor to the Naga Mothers’ Association, said, “Swu’s death is a great loss to the Naga people.

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June 28, 2016 8:23:58 pm

Ensuring strict compliance of affiliation norms, putting cap on enrollment and keeping politicians out of BSEB can cleanup the mess.

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June 28, 2016 1:18:38 am

The head of the Scottish government — known as the First Minister of Scotland — Nicola Sturgeon has said that Scotland’s parliament — which is often referred to as Holyrood because it is located in the Edinburgh neighbourhood of that name — may try to block the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. What […]

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June 28, 2016 11:04:58 am

Candidates in reserved categories — SC, ST and OBC — fare somewhat poorly in the Civil Services Examination compared with candidates in the general category — and this is true for both the written and interview stages of the exam, according to an analysis of marks by The Indian Express. The analysis of marks of […]

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June 28, 2016 5:01:47 am

‘Good’ living spots tend to be found in clusters; some ‘good’ locations spread more prosperity than others.

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